Pradeep Pattanayak

Pradeep Pattanayak

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Pradeep Pattanayak is a Senior Sub-Editor associated with Odisha Television Limited. He has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. He has been writing on many topics like art ...more

Pradeep Pattanayak is a Senior Sub-Editor associated with Odisha Television Limited. He has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. He has been writing on many topics like art and culture, heritage, entertainment, politics etc.

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Dhenkanal DHH
Patient ends life by jumping off 4th floor of Dhenkanal DHH

A 50-year-old patient jumps to death from the fourth floor of Dhenkanal DHH.

Devotees throng ISKCON temple in Bhubaneswar
Odisha celebrates Janmashtami with religious fervour

Krishna Janmashtami is being celebrated with a lot of pomp and gaiety across Odisha.

Know about the designer of our India’s National Flag, Tricolour
As India celebrates 76th Independence Day, know about designer of the National Flag

Pingali Venkayya, born in a Telugu Brahmin family in Bhatlapenumarru in Andhra Pradesh on August 2, 1878, was the designer of our present-day National Flag.

Independence Day Special: Mahatma Gandhi is worshipped in this Odisha temple
Independence Day Special: Mahatma Gandhi is worshipped in this Odisha temple

There is a temple dedicated to the apostle of peace and harmony at Bhatra, a sleepy village under Rairakhol tehsil in Sambalpur district. People call it ‘Gandhi Mandir’.

Odisha higher education in a shambles as universities run sans guardians 
Odisha higher education in a shambles as universities run sans guardians 

The university which tops the list is Jyoti Vihar. The Sambalpur University’s vice chancellor Sanjiv Mittal has long been on leave after being thick in the controversy. As a result, the university has been running...

Body of missing bank officer recovered from river in Sonepur 
Body of missing bank officer recovered from river in Sonepur 

The deceased officer has been identified as Dibyaranjan Mishra, a resident of Santipada in Bolangir district who worked as an agriculture officer with the Punjab National Bank’s Barpali branch.

Sarpanch goes extra mile to teach students at his alma mater in Bhadrak 
Sarpanch goes extra mile to teach students at his alma mater in Bhadrak 

During his visit, the Sarpanch found nothing amiss. But, the students’ complaints about having problems in understanding mathematical problems for not having a mathematics teacher moved the teacher inside him.

Celebrities are increasingly suffering heart attacks; reasons may leave you baffled 
Celebrities are increasingly suffering heart attacks; reasons may leave you baffled 

Recently, Kannada film Industry’s superstar Puneeth Rajkumar (47), tele actor Sidhharth Shukla (40) and Singer KK (53) lost their lives to heart attacks. 

Bank agriculture officer goes missing in Bolangir, search operation launched 
Bank agriculture officer goes missing in Bolangir, search operation launched 

Meanwhile, a search operation has been launched in Anga river by fire personnel after Mishra’s bike and helmet were found on the bridge over it at Cherupali on NH 26. 

Impasse ends at Lord Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar, rituals resume
Impasse at Lord Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar ends, rituals resume

The suspension of the rituals following a dispute between two servitor groups had forced the Lord to go hungry.  

State’s pride, Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Cuttack cries for immediate attention
State’s pride, Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Cuttack cries for immediate attention

But the roof of the stadium gave away the stadium’s real picture. While an important programme was underway inside it, the outside roof was seen covered with a tarpaulin.

De-addiction centre’s owner, aide arrested for torturing divyang inmate in Mayurbhanj
De-addiction centre’s owner, aide arrested for torturing divyang inmate in Mayurbhanj

The incident was one year old but its video went viral recently, laying bare how ruthlessly and inhumanly the inmates were being tortured in the name of treatment at the hand of the centre’s owner...

I have no regret for March 12 incident, says ‘Bahubali’ Chilika MLA Prashant Jagdev 
I have no regret for March 12 incident, says ‘Bahubali’ Chilika MLA Prashant Jagdev 

Breaking his silence for the first time after getting bail from the Supreme Court, the legislator said he was not sorry for the March 12 incident. 

Odisha Health Dept warns fresh spike in cholera, diarrhoea cases 
Odisha Health Dept warns fresh spike in cholera, diarrhoea cases 

Public Health Director Niranjan Mishra said there is a possibility that incessant rainfall may trigger a fresh spike in cholera and diarrhoea cases. 

Amit Shah’s Odisha visit invigorates BJP, cuts no ice with BJD 
Amit Shah’s Odisha visit invigorates BJP, cuts no ice with BJD 

The immediate impact of his visit is quite discernable as the spirit of all, starting from the top leaders to workers on the lower rung, has been lifted. 

Know why medical tablets have a line on them 
Know why medical tablets have a line on them 

This straight line has its own name as well.

Odisha’s political atmosphere charged ahead of Amit Shah’s 2-day visit 
Odisha’s political atmosphere charged ahead of Amit Shah’s 2-day visit 

Meanwhile, a war of posters has already begun between the saffron and conch parties.

Newly-married woman ends life after in-laws called her cancer patient in Bhubaneswar
Newly-married woman ends life after in-laws called her cancer patient in Bhubaneswar

According to the deceased's family members, she had been under severe stress after her husband and in-laws snapped the relationship with her, calling her a cancer patient. 

Monkeypox scare: RMRC, Bhubaneswar doesn’t have facility to test samples
Monkeypox scare: RMRC, Bhubaneswar doesn’t have facility to test samples

“The district-level surveillance units have been directed to step up surveillance. Guidelines have also been issued on how samples should be collected and sent. The samples will be sent to the RMRC,” said State Public...

Pradeep Pattanayak is a Senior Sub-Editor associated with Odisha Television Limited. He has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. He has been writing on many topics like art and culture, heritage, entertainment, politics etc.

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